ISW President Dr. Kimberly Kagan writes her newest opinion piece on the troop increase in Afghanistan.
A joint product of ISW and the American Enterprise Institute (AEI). The map indicates major enemy groups within the four ISAF Regional Commands in Afghanistan.
This paper documents Coalition and Afghan efforts to implement counterinsurgency in Kunar and Nuristan.
This paper describes the structure of the KRG’s political bodies and offices, the major parties, and the mechanics of the July 25th election.
ISW Communication Director Megan Ortagus writes an editorial in the Philadelphia Inquirer about USMC Operation Dagger.
Brendan Simms of the Wall Street Journal reviews ISW President Kimberly Kagan's latest book titled "The Surge".
Iraq’s political map has changed dramatically since the Provincial Elections with the emergence of new national coalitions.
For the first time since the start of the war, American forces are withdrawing from Iraq’s cities, reducing their numbers and turning responsibility for security over to Iraqi forces.
The term surge is a popular catchword these days, but it is unhelpful in understanding the realities and complexities of what has happened and is happening in Iraq.